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Randy De Puniet to remove screws

Following the final race of the season in Valencia three weeks ago, LCR Honda MotoGP racer Randy de Puniet decided to have a brief surgical intervention to remove the screws from his ankle last Friday. The Frenchman was motocross training to maintain his fitness over the summer break when he suffered a crash and fractured his left ankle. Despite the pain De Puniet had some hard rehabilitation to end the season and, before returning to the track next year, the 28-year-old will now continue the rehabilitation by having the screws taken out.

Randy De Puniet Speaks…

"Well… It has been a very quick and easy operation. After the crash in August I worked hard to get the best from the bike but sometimes it has been very painful for me. After the races my ankle was always very swollen but now I am very satisfied because the size is normal. I am going to remove the stitches in 18 days and after that will begin my rehabilitation training to be in good form at Sepang in February".


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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